Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant has mentioned that Aguada Jail in Goa will now not home prisoners and shall be developed as a vacationer spot. This shall be accomplished in March and shall be opened to guests.
Speaking to reporters, the CM mentioned that the 17th-century construction has been renovated round 90% and shall be accomplished earlier than March this 12 months.
“We’ll full the mission in March this 12 months after which it will be an vital vacationer attraction,” he mentioned.
This Portuguese-era construction, part of the historic Aguada fort at Sinquerim village in North Goa district can have a museum depicting the state’s liberation wrestle.
The museum would have 2 particular cells devoted to freedom fighters T B Cunha and Ram Manohar Lohia the place they have been jailed throughout Portuguese rule would be the spotlight of this vacationer spot, mentioned the CM.
A senior official of Goa Tourism Growth Company (GTDC) mentioned the long-lasting fort, which is a well-liked vacationer is being developed at 22 crores and that is developed beneath Centre’s ‘Swadesh Darshan Scheme’.
The jail on the fort was in use till 2015 following which it was denotified and handed over to GTDC for renovation.